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From: Shane Coughlan <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2022 4:59 PM
To: Ueda, Satoru (SGC) <Satoru.Ueda@sony.com>
Cc: OpenChain Taiwan <firstname.lastname@example.org>; OpenChain Korea <email@example.com>; OpenChain Japan <firstname.lastname@example.org>; OpenChain Main <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [openchain] A question about license translations in Chinese, Korean and German
Hi Ueda San, just flagging for you :)
On Apr 7, 2022, at 15:00, Martin Bührlen via lists.openchainproject.org <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
There are countless German language websites with information about
OSS licenses, but I am not aware of any 'official' website.
There is a private initiative (translated: )"Institute for Legal
Issues of the Free and Open Source Software (ifrOSS)"
[ifross[.]org] which has a pretty comprehensive list of licenses https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://ifross.github.io/ifrOSS/Lizenzcenter__;!!JmoZiZGBv3RvKRSx!r0iCWr91nvFU4YGRjzwKdIMq-tCJXulkvzyukSc81-OAbWj-bEVw8bQKW27ip48$ [ifross[.]github[.]io] . But this is more directed towards legal experts.
In my opinion, so far the best explanation in layman's terms is
probably on the German Wikipedia, which has a page for each of the
mainstream licenses https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kategorie:FLOSS-Lizenz__;!!JmoZiZGBv3RvKRSx!r0iCWr91nvFU4YGRjzwKdIMq-tCJXulkvzyukSc81-OAbWj-bEVw8bQKUoLe9Kg$ [de[.]wikipedia[.]org].
More education is definitely needed for sw developers. I have heard so
many times "It's open source, so we can anyhow use it." which (as far
as they are
aware) puts 0-BSD and AGPL into the same category.
Von: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Im Auftrag von Shane Coughlan
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 7. April 2022 02:20
An: OpenChain Taiwan <email@example.com>; OpenChain
Korea <firstname.lastname@example.org>; OpenChain Japan
Cc: OpenChain Main <email@example.com>
Betreff: [openchain] A question about license translations in Chinese,
Korean and German
This is a question from the OpenChain Japan Work Group to our dear
friends who speak Chinese, Korean or German.
In Japan there is a convenient website with reference translations of
the OSI open source licenses:
The purpose of this translation set is to education regional
engineers. It is expected legal experts will read and use the original English terms.
The question is: do you have similar resources in Chinese, Korean and